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Science of political economy

George, Henry (1839-1897)

New York : Doubleday & McClure Co., 1898. - XXXIX, 545 p., [1] c. di tav. : 1 ritratto. ; 21 cm

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  • Titolo:
    Science of political economy
  • Autore: George, Henry (1839-1897)
  • Descrizione: The science of political economy / by Henry George. - New York : Doubleday & McClure Co., 1898. - XXXIX, 545 p., [1] c. di tav. : 1 ritratto ; 21 cm
  • Indice: Coperta -- Guardia -- Occhietto -- Tavola -- Frontespizio -- Dedica -- Prefatory note -- Preface -- General contents -- General introduction -- Book I. The meaning of political economy -- Contents of book I -- Introduction to book I -- Chapter I. The three factors of the world -- Chapter II. Man, his place and powers -- Chapter III. How man's powers are extended -- Chapter IV. Civilization - what it means -- Chapter VI. Of knowledge and growth of knowledge -- Chapter VII. Of sequence, consequence and laws of nature -- Chapter VIII. Of the knowledge properly called science -- Chapter IX. The economy called political economy -- Chapter X. The elements of political economy -- Chapter XI. Of desires and satisfactions -- Chapter XII. The fundamental law of political economy -- Chapter XIII. Methods of political economy -- Chapter XIV. Political economy as science and art -- Book II. The nature of wealth -- Contents of book II -- Introduction to book II -- Chapter I. Confusions as to the meaning of wealth -- Chapter II. Causes of confusion as to the meaning of wealth -- Chapter III. What Adam Smith meant by wealth -- Chapter IV. The french physiocrats -- Chapter V. Adam Smith and the physiocrats -- Chapter VI. Smith's influence on political economy -- Chapter VII. Ineffectual gropings toward a determination of wealth -- Chapter VIII. Breakdown of scholastic political economy -- Chapter IX. Wealth and value -- Chapter X. Value in use and value in exchange -- Chapter XI. Economic value - its real meaning and final measure -- Chapter XII. Value in exchange really related to labor -- Chapter XIII. The denominator of value -- Chapter XIV. The two sources of value -- Chapter XV. The meaning of wealth in political economy -- Chapter XVI. The genesis of wealth -- Chapter XVII. The wealth that is called capital -- Chapter XVIII. Why political economy considers only wealth -- Chapter XIX. Moral confusions as to wealth -- Chapter XX. Of the permanence of wealth -- Chapter XXI. The relation of money to wealth -- Book III. The production of wealth -- Contents of book III -- Chapter I. The meaning of production -- Chapter II. The three modes of production -- Chapter III. Population and subsistence -- Chapter IV. The alleged law of diminishing returns in agriculture -- Chapter V. Of space and time -- Chapter VI. Confusion of the spacial law with agriculture -- Chapter VII. The relation of space in production -- Chapter VIII. The relation of time in production -- Chapter IX. Cooperation - its two ways -- Chapter X. Cooperation - its two kinds -- Chapter XI. The office of exchange in production -- Chapter XII. Office of competition in production -- Chapter XIII. Of demand and supply in production -- Chapter XIV. Order of the three factors of production -- Chapter XV. The first factor of production - land -- Chapter XVI. The second factor of production - labor -- Chapter XVII. The third factor of production - capital -- Book IV. The distribution of wealth -- Contents of book IV -- Introduction to book IV -- Chapter I. The meaning of distribution -- Chapter II. The nature of distribution -- Chapter III. The common perception of natural law in distribution -- Chapter IV. The real difference between laws of production and of distribution -- Chapter V. Of property -- Chapter VI. Cause of confusion as to property -- Book V. Money - The medium of exchange and measure of value -- Contents of book V -- Introduction to book V -- Chapter I. Confusion as to money -- Chapter II. The common understanding of money -- Chapter III. Medium of exchange and measure of value -- Chapter IV. The office of credit in exchanges -- Chapter V. The genesis of money -- Chapter VI. The two kinds of money -- Index -- Coperta
  • Luogo: New York
  • Editore: Doubleday & McClure
  • Data: 1898
  • Classe: Economia. Sistemi, scuole, teorie (330.1 DDC 22)
  • Soggetti: ECONOMIA POLITICA - TEORIE - SEC. 19. TEORIE
  • Collezione: Economia (secoli XVII-XX)
  • Localizzazione: Fondazione Raffaele Mattioli per la storia del pensiero economico

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